Friday, June 6, 2014

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


The D-Day Beaches (Normandy, France)

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 08:49 PM PDT

“You are about to embark upon a great crusade… The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you…” – Gen Dwight Eisenhower, June 6, 1944. Today marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day when around 160,000 Allied troops (mostly in their 20s) along with 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft landed on five beaches of...

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